MACE West 2017: Special Miniature & Tabletop Events

MACE West 100pt X-wing Tournament – (Friday, March 24 at 3 PM – 12 AM) – Standard 100pt Tournament.

 

MACE West Warmahordes Tournament Jamboree – (Mar 25 at 9 AM to Mar 26 at 9 PM) – Come test your mettle in this Masters style Warmachine steamroller tournament!  2 list ADR. Steamroller rules, 75 points divide and conquer

 

Settlers of Catan National Championship Qualifier – (Mar 25 noon until end) – Every year players from around the country compete in local qualifying tournaments. The winners of each of the tournaments are sent to the Catan National Championship (CNC). In 2017 the CNC will be held at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. Players will face off against all other winners of the qualifier tournaments to be come the year’s US Catan Champion. The winner of our event will have a seat at the Tournament at Origins. MACE will help cover some of the travel expenses (Gas money) and Catan Studios will cover some of the expenses at Origins (event pass, hotel etc..).

 

ROC Super Q MACE West – (Sunday, March 26 at 9 AM – 6 PM) – You will have to buy separate tickets for the Convention itself and then for the event. You can pay for the event from the store on the ROC in NC page. Follow the link provided for tickets to MACE or pay for them at the door the day of the event if you don’t want to go to the whole convention.


MACE West 2017

March 24-26 2017
Gaming in the Mountains!
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville - Biltmore
Asheville, NC
https://www.justusproductions.com/category/justus-events/mace-west/

MACE West 2017: The Cult of NOG schedule posted

James Doster and his team of NOG (No Ordinary Gamers) cultists will be attending MACE West with their huge array of board games and card games.  Expect a wide variety of Steve Jackson Games, Atlas Games, Looney Labs Games and AEG.

 

Here is a list of their games

Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game
Bill & Ted`s Excellent Boardgame
Cheaty Mages
Chez Cthulhu
Chez Geek
Chupacabra
Cthulhu 500
Cthulhu Dice
Cthulhu Fluxx
Cthulhu Gloom
Dice City
Dice Heist
Don`t Mess With Cthulhu
Fantahzee: Hordes & Heroes
Give Me the Brain!
Greedy Greedy Goblins
I Hate Zombies
Junta
Machi Koro
Munchkin
Munchkin Cthulhu
Munchkin Quest, the Munchkin Boardgame
Mystic Vale
Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu
Revolution!
Smash Up!
Splendor
Star Munchkin
Stuff and Nonsense
The Stars Are Right
Unspeakable Words
Zombie Dice


MACE West 2017

March 24-26 2017
Gaming in the Mountains!
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville - Biltmore
Asheville, NC
https://www.justusproductions.com/category/justus-events/mace-west/

mini-mace 2017 No Ordinary Gamers Scheduled!

James Doster and his team, calling themselves No Ordinary Gamers (NOG games on the OGRe schedule), are returning to mini-mace 2017 with their wide variety of official demos. ogre.logo20.sidemenu

These include…

  • Steve Jackson Games
  • Atlas Games
  • Looney Labs Games
  • a few select games from Alderac Entertainment Groups

Games included will be…

Batman the Animated Series Dice Game
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Board Game
Chez Geek
Dice City
Dice Heist
Junta
Moop’s Monster Mashup Love Letter
Munchkin Quest
Mystic Vale
Ninja Burger
Say Bye to the Villains

… as well as a large library of other games.


See the OGRe Schedule for all gaming events at MACE 2016


mini-mace 2017

January 28-28 2017
Food and Gaming, what more do you need?
Bunker Hill UMC
Kernersville, NC
https://www.justusproductions.com/category/justus-events/mini-mace/

mini-mace 2017 UNPUB: CITY State

MACE events traditionally have brilliant game designers and publishers attending for the sole purpose of demoing and play testing their unpublished games.  mini-mace 2017 will be very privileged and honored to have at least one fine designer use use our game day as a testing ground for his ideas.

CITY State

By Andrew Haigh

Never Just Settle

Six tribes of settlers arrive on a small but bountiful paradise island. Two butchers, two millers and two lumberjacks. They separate and decide to occupy six equal areas of island. Over time the tribe’s settlements grow and cities are built with outlying towns. All the time remembering the character traits of the original tribes. We join the story with each tribe having built two adjacent cities, just to the inside of their respective market area (tile) and three outlying towns.

Every day a player sends out their hunter gather to collect resources. Resources are collected without bias. So if a player moves to a Grain area, everyone with access gets to benefit.

Settlements of different sizes are needed to grow the territory covered. Every settlement is either helping to collect resources or manage and administer the settlement. So the bigger the settlement the fewer resources it can collect, however the more roads it can support for expansion.

Unfortunately the hunter gather can only carry so much, so they must return to a market. With all of these resources they can:

  • Hire additional villagers
  • Use villagers and resources to build/upgrade settlements
  • Spend resources to learn new abilities – e.g. stonemason or jeweler
  • Or as may become necessary prepare for combat – attack, defend and train mercenaries

As city states desire to get bigger and to control more territory, grab more resources, unlock new abilities; tribes will get in each other’s way. As a result, there will be squabbles over the ownership of settlements and fights will start.

 


Past pics of UNPUB games


mini-mace 2017

January 28-28 2017
Food and Gaming, what more do you need?
Bunker Hill UMC
Charlotte, NC
https://www.justusproductions.com/category/justus-events/mini-mace/

MACE 2016: Featured Game Designer, Stephen Avery

MACE 2016 is proud to welcome the tabletop gaming wizard Stephen Avery back to our convention again.  He will be bringing some of his games to demo, including some prototypes.   Stephen Avery will have his game Nothing Personal available to demo throughout the weekend, as well as Ta-Daa!.

nothingpersonal

Be sure to catch him in the game rooms.


MACE 2016

November 11-13 2016
The Best & Most Organized Carolina Gaming Con
Hilton Charlotte University Place
Charlotte, NC

MACE 2016 Math Trade

Welcome to the No-Ship Math Trade for MACE (November 11 – 13, 2016) in Charlotte, NC!

To participate in this Math Trade you MUST be an attendee of MACE Gaming Convention, and be able to be present during the trade execution at 12:30 pm on Saturday, November 12th 2016.
The designated meeting area is by the escalators.

Dates
– Submissions close: Sunday, November 6, 2016, 10:00 PM EST
– Wants due: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:00 PM EST
– Results posted: As soon as I can after close
– Trade Execution: Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:30pm at MACE

Discussion Thread (to discuss issues related to this math trade): MACE 2016 No Ship Math Trade Discussion thread

Request List (to request items that you would like to see people list in the math trade): MACE 2016 (Charlotte, NC ) No Ship Math Trade (REQUESTS)

Rules

1. Use of the On-Line Want List Generator (OLWLG) http://bgg.activityclub.org/olwlg/ is required for this event.

2. Do NOT delete any entries or sweeteners after they have been listed. You can always submit a blank want list for an entry if you’ve traded it away before the deadline or decided to keep that item.

3. Board and card games, BGG-related items (including Geek Gold), RPG items, video games, DVDs/BluRays, and books are allowed in this math trade. Cash and Gift certificates are NOT allowed.

4. You must describe, as accurately as possible, the condition of both the components and box, language and edition of your item and any sweeteners. You must also inventory the game’s components and list anything missing and/or damaged. If you do not, the game is expected to be complete, in like-new condition and be the most recent English edition.

5. Sweeteners are to be listed using the “Insert Geek Link” dropdown or you can manually insert the GAMEID using BGG formatting. If you don’t use this format your sweeteners won’t show up in the OLWLG properly. Do NOT list any item, using a Geek Link if that item is itself not included in the offering. The OLWLG will pick this up as an item that is being included. Similarly, if you are listing something which is a component, promo, or accessory of a game, list it either with its own BGG entry or using “Outside the Scope of BGG”. DO NOT LIST IT AS THE ITEM, IF YOU DO SO THE WANTLIST FOR THAT ITEM WILL BE BLANKED TO AVOID CONFUSION.

6. You are required to periodically check your entries for comments and respond to them appropriately. The OLWLG will let you know if any of your items have unanswered comments. If you need to add a comment which can in any way be construed as “lessening” the value or desirability of the game, you should instead edit the entry to blank it out and re-enter it. This also goes for edits of the main item. Any downgrades of an item after it has been posted will not be tolerated and may result in that item’s want list being blanked by the moderator, at the moderator’s discretion.

7. Only errors by the moderator will invalidate the results. In the case that there is a problem after the results are posted, the trade will be re-run with the issue addressed.

8. No geekgold arbitrage. You may not put geekgold on the want list for your geekgold entry. Any occurrences of arbitrage in the end results will result in that user’s entire wantlist for all entries to be removed.

9. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ENTERING INTO THIS MATH TRADE IS A COMMITMENT TO TRADE THE ITEMS THAT YOU ARE INDICATING YOU ARE WILLING TO TRADE FOR YOUR ITEM. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO DOUBLE CHECK DUPLICATE PROTECTION AND CHECK BOXES. IF YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO TRADE ONE OF YOUR ITEMS FOR ANOTHER ITEM, DO NOT INCLUDE IT IN YOUR WANTLIST. THE RESULTS ONCE POSTED ARE BINDING.

10. If circumstances arise that prevent you from being present at the trade execution time, you can have a proxy execute your trades for you, or you are responsible for any shipping costs and logistics for your trades. Please do not enter this trade if you are not 100% certain that you will be an attendee of MACE

Useful links
Math_Trades http://www.boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/Math_Trades– If you’re new to math trades, follow this link to learn the ropes.
Math Trades for Dummies http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/287152/math-trades-for-d…- Another good intro.
Math Trade FAQ for Newbies https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/181401/math-trade-faq-new… – A great set of answers to common questions
OLWLG http://www.boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/OLWLG– Read here for help using the On-Line Want List Generator to submit your want list.
Math Trade Video Tutorials http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/568078/math-trade-video-…
Rahdo Runs Through Math Trades video http://www.boardgamegeek.com/video/32552/outside-the-scope-o

Make sure to drop by the discussion thread if you have any questions. Math trades might look a bit complicated at first, but they’re really easy and fun once you get the hang of them.

Good luck and happy trading!

Deadline-Offers: Sunday, November 6, 2016, 10:00 PM EST
Deadline-Wants: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:00 PM EST


MACE 2016

November 11-13 2016
The Best & Most Organized Carolina Gaming Con
Hilton Charlotte University Place
Charlotte, NC

MACE 2016 War of the Epochs, A Game of Global Conflict Pre-Release Demo

ogre.logo20.sidemenuWar of the Epochs, A Game of Global Conflict, by 5th Epoch Publishing to be release in Winter/Spring 2017 will be previewed/playtested at MACE 2016.  Be sure to check it out, one demo per day, Fri through Sun at MACE 2016.  See OGRe for specific schedule.

About War of the Epochs

This is an Axis & Allies-style board game of global conflict using the setting and races of the fantasy role-playing game ‘Metal, Magic and Lore’. Three races of the Forces of Evil ( Orcs, Minotaur and Serpenti ) band together to contest the three races of the Forces of Good (Humans, Elves and Dwarves). Game rules are unique to 5th Epoch Publishing, using unit attacks, defenses, and changing sequence of order for each turn. Buy units, but then supply your units! The larger you get, the more you need to maintain! Game difficulty is Moderate, and the recommended age is 13 and up; difficulty is based on the ability of your opponents.  This game will be released by 5th Epoch for sale in Winter/Spring 2017. Game time is 3-4 hours.


MACE 2016

November 11-13 2016
The Best & Most Organized Carolina Gaming Con
Hilton Charlotte University Place
Charlotte, NC

MACE 2016: Play to Win Games List

Thanks to Double Exposure Inc, and the publishers (seen below) of these games, we have the following for Play to Win at MACE 2016.  Play a round of this games and have your name put in the pot.  Drawings will be announced on site.  Any GM that wishes to run a session and have their name in pot, please contact the .

Stronghold Games

The Dragon and Flagon

dragonflagon

Grail Games

Circus Flohcati

circusflohcati

Indie Boards & Cards

Grifters

gifters

Breaking Games

Pocket Dungeon Quest

pocketdungeonquest

Studio Woe

Gruff

gruff

 

Overworld Games

Exposed

exposed

Smirk & Dagger Games

J’Accuse

jaccuse

Chara Games 

Commissioned

commissioned

Bezier Games

Favor of the Pharaoh

favorofpharaoh

Thames & Kosmos

Imhotep

imotep

MACE 2016: More North Carolina State Championship Regionals

MACE 2016 is proud to announce, in conjunction with the Double Exposure and their Envoy program, the several board and card game North Carolina State Championship Regionals.   The top four winners of our Championship gets a copy of the game. The winner gets a trophy, a free membership to Game-O-Rama (Atlanta, May 2017), and an automatic entry into the first elimination round of the Southeast Regional Championship held there.

Here are the games we are hosting as North Carolina State Championship Regionals

Skull King

Diamonds

Dimension

Nevermore

Letter Tycoon (already announced)

The Game of 49

See OGRe for scheduled times and game descriptions.

 


MACE 2016

November 11-13 2016
The Best & Most Organized Carolina Gaming Con
Hilton Charlotte University Place
Charlotte, NC

MACE 2016: Letter Tycoon North Carolina State Championship Regionals

MACE 2016 is proud to announce, in conjunction with the Double Exposure and their Envoy program, the Letter Tycoon North Carolina State Championship Regionals.   The top four winners of our Letter Tycoon Championship gets a copy of the game. The winner gets a trophy, a free membership to Game-O-Rama (Atlanta, May 2017), and an automatic entry into the first elimination round of the Southeast Regional Championship held there.

See OGRe for scheduled times.ogre.logo20.sidemenu

About Letter Tycoon

Letter Tycoon is the word game for 2-5 capitalists! In the game, players take turns forming a word using a seven-card hand and a three-card community card pool, scoring money and stock rewards based on their word. Players may use their earned money to buy one letter “patent” in the word they make. In the future, whenever another player uses one of your owned letters on their turn, you earn money from the bank. Letters that are used less frequently have special abilities, increasing their power.

When enough of the alphabet has been claimed, players finish the current turn, then score all money, stock and letter patents owned. Create the most valuable empire and you can become the letter tycoon!

lettertyc


MACE 2016

November 11-13 2016
The Best & Most Organized Carolina Gaming Con
Hilton Charlotte University Place
Charlotte, NC